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Best CHOICES project hosted a visit by Regional and Global Program Specialist of Australian Embassy in Cambodia
Regional and Global Programs Specialist of Australian Embassy in Cambodia, Mr. Paul Jenkins, visited the Best CHOICES project in Bakan district, Pursat province. The visit was conducted as part of the the Australian NGO Cooperation Program (ANCP)
The Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) is stepping up emergency response efforts to assist victims of the powerful earthquake that struck southern Türkiye (Turkey) and north-west Syria just before sunrise on Monday, February 6.
“…Attending this camp taught me a lot about overcoming fear, patience, understanding each other, especially learning in groups. Not only that, after the camp, I shared with my friends about…”
The Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) Cambodia is recruiting a Cambodian national to fill the position of Behavior Change Officer based in Preah Vihear and Steung Treng provinces. The person will be based initially in the rural Rovieng district, Preah Vihear province and is expected to travel throughout the project area, by motorbike on bad roads and to stay overnight in the community as needed.
The Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) Cambodia has implemented uniting TOwards Gender Equality for enjoyment of women’s and girls’ Total HEalth and Rights “TOGETHER” project and is conducting its Year 2 Annual Data collection in 30 rural villages of 12 districts and 3 provinces in Kompong Thom, Preah Vihear, and Steung Treng with the funding from Global Affairs Canada and ADRA Canada.
ADRA is seeking a Consultant to write the Annual Data collection report from February 6 to March 8, 2022. Consulting Services will include, but are not limited to the following tasks.
The campaign aimed to engage the whole world in the conversation by generating awareness and sharing important information. The campaign also recommended actions we could take to help tackle the global epidemic of sexual and gender-based violence and promote wellbeing by highlighting key issues and findings from the TOGETHER baseline survey and gender analysis related to early marriage, and sexual and gender-based violence (SGBV), which are critical areas of focus for TOGETHER. This campaign was in alignment with the Sustainable Development Goal #5 – Gender Equality.
The Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) Cambodia is recruiting Cambodian nationals to fill the positions of Gender Officer and Midwifery Officer based in Preah Vihear and Steung Treng provinces. The person will be based initially in the rural Rovieng district, Preah Vihear province and is expected to travel throughout the project area, by motorbike and bad roads and to stay overnight in the community as needed. This is a second posting.
TOGETHER is a multi-sectoral project which aims to increase the enjoyment of health-related rights for the most vulnerable children, adolescent girls and boys, and women and men in Cambodia, Kenya, the Philippines and Uganda., especially those with intersecting vulnerabilities in indigenous, remote or resettlement settings. The project empowers individuals and communities to advocate for better sexual and reproductive health services and policies, and educates and encourages young people to engage with their communities and their governments to make their voices heard. The project seeks to strengthen local health systems, working closely with local authorities and health facilities to improve health worker capacity and service coverage, particularly for adolescents and youth.
The Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) Cambodia has implemented Baray-Santuk Nutrition for U2 and Mothers 2 (BSNUM 2) project in 30 rural villages of the Baray Santuk district, Kompong Thom Province with funding from Canadian Food Grains Bank (CFGB), ADRA Canada, Kindercare Learning Centres, ADRA New Zealand, the Government of Czech Republic, ADRA Czech Republic, and ADRA International. The project focuses on improvements in Maternal and Child Nutrition and includes clean water and livelihoods promotion components in addition to community driven health behavior change and nutritional rehabilitation interventions.
Ms. Tho said” I decide to call my husband to return home, because I have many works to manage such as planting more crops, looking after vegetables and animals. Now, my husband comes, so he helps me to do housework and take care of the crops, so I can go through the village to purchase vegetables.”
Good cooperation and support from PDAFF has helped to expand new crop cultivation (Orange and yellow watermelon) to access new market opportunities with better profit earning.
Vegetable is the potential crop contributing to improve the family economy of farmers there, that farmers can earn as daily income or in a short period of time. According to a July report from the Kandieng District Agriculture Office, the area under vegetable cultivation was about 63 hectares, which mostly were the leafy vegetables, since it is the traditional practice of the farmers there on the such crop for many decades. They thought that the leafy vegetables can be grown well in their area and each family just grows vegetables on a small plot.
On June 13, 2022, members of ADRA Cambodia’s TOGETHER team celebrated World No Tobacco Day on the theme of “Tobacco Poisons our Environment.” The event highlighted the harmful effects of tobacco use and secondhand smoke on newborn babies, children, pregnant women, and youth.